Peterborough News 18th October 2010

A summary of the Peterborough Breakfast Show from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire broadcast from 06:00 to 09:00 on Monday 18th October 2010.

Despite Council promises, work on St Johns Square looks likely to disrupt Christmas trading for a second year running. Council say any refund as penalty obtained from contractor Osborne will go into Council coffers.
375 jobs are at risk at salad packers Bakkavor in Bourne, and pay and terms for the remaining 725 are likely to worsen. Company blames trading conditions.
Government suggests converting disused farm buildings for social housing. CPRE says newbuild is always cheaper.

Local interest Diva Fever leave X-factor.
Peterborough United FC concede plenty but score more.
Peterborough Library runs courses to get people online.
On Thursday the Peterborough Breakfast Show will be turned over to a listeners’ panel who will be discussing what promises to be a game-changing announcement on Government spending cuts.

Weather: Mostly cloudy, but it should stay mainly dry with some bright spells. 14C 57F.

Rowen Squibb Growborough.
Jim Pace MP SE Cambs and Agriculture Minister.
Lawrence Wragg Council for the Protection of Rural England.
Andrew Edwards Peterborough City Council.
Jennie Formby Unite Union.
Bob Burrows Posh Commentator.
Toby Earl Sky TV Expert.

Presenter: Paul Stainton
Producer: Steve Titman
Sport: Peter Swann
News: Suzie Roberts
Travel: Justin Peterson
Weather: Jim Bacon
Phones: Kerry Devine